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Turkish officials: Autopsies confirm chemical-weapons attack in Syria

Ed Morrissey, Syria continues to deny that it used chemical weapons on an attack in the restive Idlib province, but coroners in Turkey concluded that dozens died from their use. Bodies transported into Turkey from Khan Sheikhoun show unmistakable signs of chemical-weapons exposure, Turkey’s government announced earlier today.   Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu reacts to

Yes, Virginia, there might be two scandals worth pursuing

Ed Morrissey, Suddenly, the media has become very, very worried about distractions rather than covering the news. When Bloomberg’s Eli Lake reported that former national security adviser Susan Rice had a pattern of requesting the names of US persons redacted in surveillance transcripts, media outlets rushed to assure viewers, listeners, and readers that “there’s nothing to

From The Spin Room: Hillary Clinton is a Phony

Katie Pavlich, Hempstead, NY - After watching Donald Trump take on rival Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University for the first time Monday night, former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani made an appearance in the spin room where he called Hillary Clinton a phony.    Guiliani in the spin room “Hillary Clinton is a phony”

Vox editor suspended for encouraging riots at Trump rallies

An editor with the website Vox was suspended Friday for a series of tweets encouraging protesters to “start a riot” at Donald Trump rallies – shortly after the Republican candidate’s supporters were attacked outside a San Jose rally the night before.  “We welcome a variety of viewpoints, but we do not condone writing that could put

Mishandling classified information leads to prison (if your name isn’t Clinton) (Update)

John Sexton, With the release this week of the Inspector General’s report on Hillary Clinton’s private email server we learned that a lot of the things she has said over the past year were not true. But we still have to wait for the FBI to decide whether Clinton’s behavior rises to the level of a

State Dept: We still can’t find any e-mails from Hillary’s personal IT tech; Update: One found

Ed Morrissey, How does an IT specialist go four years without leaving a single e-mail behind? The State Department may have to answer that question soon. Five months ago, they reported that they could not find any e-mails from Bryan Pagliano when they first began to look into the man who supported Hillary Clinton’s e-mail